60 days in South America Itinerary

60 days in South America Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South America route planner
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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 6 nights
Fly
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 6 nights
Drive
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Paraty, Brazil
— 6 nights
Drive to Angra dos Reis, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande, Brazil
— 8 nights
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Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Avenida Vinte De Janeiro próximo ao 290, Fly to Maldonado
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Maldonado, Uruguay
— 4 nights
Fly
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 5 nights
Fly to El Calafate, Bus to El Chalten
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El Chalten, Argentina
— 2 nights
Drive to El Calafate Airport, Fly to Castro
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Castro, Chile
— 6 nights
Bus to Puerto Montt, Fly to Santiago
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Santiago, Chile
— 4 nights
Fly to San Cristóbal Airport, Drive to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno
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Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
— 5 nights
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Ferry to San Cristobal, Fly to Baltra Island, Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Cardiff

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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil — 6 nights

With 21 lush islands scattered among pristine waters in the Atlantic Ocean, a Fernando de Noronha holiday is well worth the effort it takes to get there.
Fernando de Noronha is known for beaches, sightseeing, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Baia do Sancho, stroll through Praia do Sueste, trek along Trilha do Piquinho, and see the interesting displays at Shark Museum.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Fernando de Noronha trip planner.

Cardiff, UK to Fernando de Noronha is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Cardiff in January, with highs in Fernando de Noronha at 34°C and lows at 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Rio de Janeiro.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil — 6 nights

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Rio de Janeiro is known for sightseeing, beaches, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Ipanema, make a trip to Escadaria Selaron, and explore and take pictures at Leblon Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro travel planning app.

Fly from Fernando de Noronha to Rio de Janeiro in 7 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Rio de Janeiro is minus 1 hour. In February, daytime highs in Rio de Janeiro are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Paraty.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Paraty, Brazil — 6 nights

Gazing out over a bay of tiny tropical islands, with rainforests climbing mountains in the background, it's easy to see why tourism in Paraty gets more popular by the year.
Paraty is known for beaches, nature, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Centro Historico, enjoy the sand and surf at Lula Beach, stroll through Meio Beach, and head outdoors with Ilha do Cedro.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Paraty sightseeing planner.

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Paraty by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ilha Grande.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Ilha Grande, Brazil — 8 nights

A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Ilha Grande is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Caxadaco Beach, stroll through Grumixama Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at LiG Lanchas, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ilha Grande holiday app.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Paraty to Ilha Grande takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. February in Ilha Grande sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. You'll set off for Maldonado on the 23rd (Wed).
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Maldonado, Uruguay — 4 nights

One of the larger cities in the country, Maldonado draws visitors primarily interested in the city's coastline and the wider region's beaches.
Maldonado is known for sightseeing, museums, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Museo – Taller de Casapueblo, stroll through Playa Solanas, awaken your taste buds at The Wine Experience, and kick back and relax at Playa Montoya.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Maldonado trip builder website.

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ilha Grande to Maldonado in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Ilha Grande in February: high temperatures in Maldonado hover around 29°C and lows are around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Buenos Aires.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums
Side Trip

Buenos Aires, Argentina — 5 nights

Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
Buenos Aires is known for sightseeing, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemiterio de Recoleta, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, take a stroll through Calle Defensa, and stop by El Ateneo Grand Splendid.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Buenos Aires online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Maldonado to Buenos Aires takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car and bus. February in Buenos Aires sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to El Chalten.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

El Chalten, Argentina — 2 nights

Nestled up against the hills of the Los Glaciares National Park, El Chalten serves as one of the nation's most bustling hubs for hikers and backpackers heading out into the wild landscape of southern Patagonia.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Fitz Roy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Laguna Torre and then trek along Laguna de los Tres.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read El Chalten trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Buenos Aires to El Chalten takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Castro.
Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Side Trip

Castro, Chile — 6 nights

Main city on Chile's Chiloe Island, Castro represents one of the country's oldest inhabited settlements, making its fortune as both a tourist center and transportation hub.
Go for a jaunt from Castro to Queilen to see Quilun Ecoturismo Marino about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: stroll around Parque Tantauco, explore the activities along Lago Huillinco, examine the collection at Museo Historico Etnografico, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Tenaun.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, use the Castro itinerary maker website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from El Chalten to Castro. Traveling from El Chalten to Castro, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Castro are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Santiago.
Museums · Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Side Trips

Santiago, Chile — 4 nights

Santiago tourism thrives largely thanks to the city's big selection of cultural and entertainment options, including museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, and giant malls.
Santiago is known for shopping, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at San Cristóbal Hill, take an in-depth tour of Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, contemplate the long history of Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania, and stroll around Cerro Santa Lucia.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Santiago route builder website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Castro to Santiago takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.
Parks · Museums · Nature · Shopping

Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador — 5 nights

The capital of the Galapagos Islands, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is located on easternmost island of the archipelago, San Cristobal.
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is known for sightseeing, wildlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Interpretation Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Baquerizo, stroll through La Loberia, and step off the mainland to explore Isla Lobos.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Puerto Baquerizo Moreno visit planner.

Explore your travel options from Santiago to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno with the Route module. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Santiago to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Puerto Ayora.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Side Trip

Puerto Ayora, Ecuador — 5 nights

The largest settlement in the Galapagos, Puerto Ayora offers visitors to the islands an array of facilities and things to do.
Puerto Ayora is known for parks, nature, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Charles Darwin Research Station, explore the activities along Laguna las Ninfas, view the masterpieces at Samay Latin Art, and don't miss a visit to Malecon de Puerto Ayora.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Puerto Ayora trip itinerary maker app.

Ride a ferry from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno to Puerto Ayora in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. On the 27th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife
Side Trip